Monthly Archives: November 2012

Ian Hamilton Finlay

Article from the Guardian about Hamilton Finlay, who features in the Home collection of poems we study at AS. Learn about his life and his other works and interests.

Don’t be confused by ‘concrete’ here: we’ve been using it for a type of noun, but here it’s a kind of poetry which depends on its typology and layout on the page.

Ian Hamilton Finlay: the concrete poet as avant gardener
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/nov/16/ian-hamilton-finlay-concrete-poetry

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First Ten Pages

Here’s the notes from a lecture introducing the idea of First Ten Pages. Read over the rest of the blog, if you haven’t yet; it’s very helpful and interesting.

http://first10pages.com/2010/07/09/

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The Turn of the Screw

Go on. It’s only short. Everyone talks about it. It’s disconcertingly ambiguous.

http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/toccer-new2?id=JamTurn.sgm&images=images/modeng&data=/texts/english/modeng/parsed&tag=public∂=all

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Horse_ebooks poetry

Here’s one way of doing it. Poetry made from tweets:

Horse_ebooks poetry: “During This Turbulent Life”
http://slacktory.com/2012/11/horse_ebooks-poetry-during-this-turbulent-life/

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